NHS Highland patients needing orthopaedic surgery can wait up to 78 weeks for a routine operation, the health board has admitted.
Warning more than 100,000 more Scottish properties will become at risk of flooding over coming decades
The number of properties at risk from flooding will rise by 110,000 over the coming decades, a Scottish Government document has warned.
Nicola Sturgeon will visit Aberdeen today to call for an initial £1 billion investment in the north of Scotland's low carbon future.
Support for Scottish Labour has collapsed over the last two years, according to a new poll showing the SNP is increasing in popularity.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday claimed Boris Johnson’s “cast iron” pledge to refuse a second independence vote had a limited shelf-life as she launched the SNP’s General Election campaign.
Boris Johnson pledged a major review of whisky duty and signalled the industry could be in line for a tax break if he wins the General Election.
Staff shortages and budget cuts have led to fears that vulnerable Aberdeen youngsters are now being denied face-to-face help from expert psychologists.
The Scottish Tories yesterday accused the government of letting down island communities due to the "scandal" of repeated ferry delays and cancellations.
Fergus Ewing has been accused of giving £10 million to crofters to help his SNP colleague Ian Blackford defend his Ross, Skye and Lochaber seat.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard yesterday said he did not believe the SNP has an indyref2 mandate.
NHS Highland must make urgent changes to deal with its “complex” problems, including a failure to make multi-million pound savings, staff shortages and bullying.
Fears rural households may face higher internet charges were raised yesterday after it emerged the R100 broadband procurement programme will not achieve 100% coverage on its own.
Nicola Sturgeon claims to be unconcerned about alienating pro-indy Brexit supporters during election
Nicola Sturgeon has rejected claims she risks alienating Brexit-supporting SNP voters by adopting a pro-EU stance in the General Election.
Nicola Sturgeon has claimed Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were "running scared" of her as she renewed calls to debate them on television.
The possession of small amounts of drugs should be decriminalised to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis, an influential Westminster report has found.
A flagship project to upgrade the Highland railway between Perth and Inverness has had £8.3 million added to its budget, according to Scottish Government documents.
Jackson Carlaw yesterday claimed Nicola Sturgeon is “not listening” to voters on independence as he launched a new Tory campaign billboard in Aberdeen yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon’s second independence referendum plans were dealt a blow yesterday by a Holyrood report demanding the elections watchdog scrutinises the question.
Nicola Sturgeon declined to explain why deadlines for the restoration of Dr Gray's Hospital maternity services were being missed when tackled on the issue yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon was yesterday accused of “rolling out the red carpet” for Jeremy Corbyn to get a second independence referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon was caught up in an Aberdeen Art Gallery cash row after claiming the city council had failed to apply for government funding for the £34.6 million project.
Almost 40,000 violent assaults on staff in the public sector have been reported this year including thousands in the north and north-east.
The Scottish Government was yesterday accused of “abandoning” their election promise to deliver 100% superfast broadband by 2021.
Boris Johnson’s revised Brexit deal would cost Scotland £1,600 per person by 2030, Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell claimed yesterday.
Scotland’s political leaders yesterday kicked off their campaigns for a winter General Election, which will be dominated by Brexit and calls for a second Scottish independence referendum.
The number of people killed in accidents on north and north-east roads rose significantly last year, according to the latest statistics.
Ruth Davidson yesterday bowed to political pressure and decided against taking a lucrative second job that would have added £50,000 to her MSPs’ salary.
The US Ambassador has been urged to intervene in the trade war which has led to a punitive 25% tariff being imposed on whisky and other traditional Scottish products.
Labour has vowed to fight plans to shut half of the hospital laundries in Scotland as it emerged that 27 jobs have already been axed from the service in just two years.
A Stonehaven skipper has claimed dredging gear destroys 4,455 tonnes of crab and lobster off the east coast each year, costing the economy £33 million.
A review is expected to be carried out into the future of the Named Person scheme in the Highlands after national legislation was abandoned.
Western Isles SNP MP Angus MacNeil yesterday attacked Nicola Sturgeon’s plan for a December 9 General Election because it would hand a majority to Boris Johnson.